The Rock Wall

The cold and flu bug is going around. First I caught a bad cold complete with runny nose, sneezing and cough. Kimball told me to stay away from her and I did. Didn’t do any good. Now I’m better and she’s got it. Gwen went a different route. She called the house Monday morning and

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Community’s help needed Bulldog Band to get new uniforms

The El Dorado Springs Bulldog Band is very excited to announce that the Board of Education approved the Proposal of New Uniforms at their Thursday night, Feb. 9, meeting.  Band Director Jordan K. White was joined by Caleb Alexander, Cody Rutledge, Matthew Reddick and Alex Posey to present the current uniforms and new uniform concept

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School board agrees to new band uniforms

During a Thursday, Feb. 9, school board meeting considering a variety of topics, the El Dorado Springs R-II School board voted to help purchase 50 new uniforms for the Bulldog Band. The presentation was made by the Band Director Jordan White. He showed the board one of the old uniforms that have been used for

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Notice of annual fire service charges

El Dorado Springs Rural Fire due by March 15, 2017 The City of El Dorado Springs has established the following charges for rural fire service and dues. Annual renewal charge for present member – $65. New member or rejoin Fee – $75 plus annual charge of $65. Charges are calculated on the basis of one

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The Little Store

by Lana Smith Wilson With assistance from Jeannie Begley Leonard Editor’s note: The Spring 2015 issue of the Alumni ElHiMo, the El Dorado Springs R-II High Alumni Newsletter, carried this article about the now recently burned down Little Store. After the fire destroyed The Little Store last Monday morning, Feb. 6, Lana had just dropped

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Providing information

MUMPS MUMPS Q:  I am concerned because I have heard that mumps is moving north, and was recently found in a nearby community.  What am I supposed to be looking for? A:  Mumps is a viral illness that causes painful swelling of the side of the face (parotid glands).  They are salivary glands between the

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The buzz on Endangered Species Act Reform

by Shiloh Perry During the final weeks of the Obama administration, the Fish and Wildlife Service listed the rusty patched bumblebee as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act. While the FWS claims the listing will help protect the bee species, what does the first-ever addition of a bee species in the continental U.S.

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Hospital Board to meet Monday

The Board of Directors of Cedar County Memorial Hospital will conduct a meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 20, in the classroom at Cedar County Memorial Hospital, 1401 S. Park St. in El Dorado Springs.

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